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The Largest 200 Music Stores Ranked By Sales

Who are America's largest music stores, and what did they gross in sales last year? Sales information presented for the largest 200 stores includes sales per employee, sales per store, and productivity rankings, as well as general background and contact information. The most current report includes information on music stores with sales ranging from $3 million  to $2 Billion. Collectively, this group of leading music stores employs nearly 20,000 and accounts for more than 50% of overall music industry sales volume.

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Here is a sample of the data you can find on the Top 200 Music Stores:

Rank 2016

Rank 2015

Company  

2016 Sales

% Chg 

2015 Sales

2016 Emp

2015 Emp 

2016
Loc 

2015Loc 

1

1

Guitar Center, Inc.

$2,140,000,000

-2.6%

$2,196,000,000

11,000

10,950

430

417

2

3

Sweetwater

$508,000,000

17.7%

$431,500,000

1,115

1,025

1

1

3

2

Sam Ash Music Corp.

$360,000,000

-6.5%

$385,000,000 

995

1,188

44

44

4

4

American Musical Supply

$266,400,000

11.0%

$240,000,000

150

140

1

1

5

5

Full Compass Systems, Ltd.

$140,280,000

0.2%

$140,000,000

215

216

1

1

6

6

B&H Photo & Video

$98,000,000

0.0%

$98,000,000

na

na

1

1

7

7

Washington Music

$90,300,000

5.0%

$86,000,000 

105

98

1

1

8

9

Steinway Retail

$56,986,000

.6%

$56,618,000 

54

59

14

14

9

8

J.W. Pepper

$54,000,000 

5.9%

$51,000,000

208

224

12

11

10

11

Alto Music

$50,400,000

12.0%

$45,000,000

99

92

3

3

Information in the current report includes estimated sales, employment and location count data on the following music stores:

A. Cavallo Violins, LLC
Alamo Music Center
All County Music
Alto Music
American Musical Supply
Amro Music Stores
Anderson Music Co
Andy's Music
Art's Music Shop, Inc.
Austin Bazaar
B & H Photo & Video
Bailey Brothers Music
Bananas At Large, Inc.
Beacock Music
Bert Murdock Music
Bertrand's Music
Bill's Music House
Blues Angel Music, Inc
Brass Bell Music Store
Brighton Music Center
Brook Mays Music Co
Buddy Roger's Music
Butler Music LLC
Carter Vintage Guitars
Cascio Interstate Music
Chicago Music Exchange
Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center
Conrad Music
Cooper Music
Corner Music
Crazy Dave's Music
Cream City Music
Cunningham Piano Co. Inc.
Dave Phillips Music & Sound
Dave's Guitar Shop
Daynes Music
Dietze Music House
Downtown Piano Works
Draisen Edwards Music
Drum Center of Portsmouth
Drum City Guitarland
Dunkley Music
Easy Music Center
Eckroth Music Company
Edmond Music
Eighth St. Music
Elderly Instruments
Evola Music Center
Faust Harrison Pianos
Fletcher Music Centers
Fort Bend Music Center
Forte Piano
Fox Music House
Frank & Camille's East
Frank Rieman Music, Inc.
Full Compass Systems, Ltd.
Fuller's Vintage Guitar
Gadsden Music Company
Gelb Music
George's Music Stores Inc.
GF Sales LLC
Gigasonic.com
Grandma's Music
Graves Piano & Organ Company
Griggs Music
Groth Music
Gruhn Guitars, Inc.
Guitar Center, Inc.
Guitar Salon International
Guitar Showcase
Heid Music
Henderson Music Co.
Hermes Music
Hillje Music Center, LLC.
House of Guitars
Huber & Breese Music Studio
I DJ Now
Instrument Pro
Instrumental Music
Instrumental Music Center
Island Music Company
J.W. Pepper
Jackson's Music
Jacobs Music Company
Jim's Music Centers
John Keal Music Co., Inc.
Johnson String Instrument
Jordan Kitt's Music
JRR Shop
Ken Stanton Music
Kennelly Keys Music, Inc.
Kessler & Sons
Keyboard Concepts
Kidder Music Service
Kincaid's Is Music
Kraft Music
Lacefield Music
Lafayette Music Co., Inc.
Lane Music
Leitz Music Co., Inc.
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Liquid Audio
Lone Star Percussion
M. Steinert & Sons
Manchester Music Mill
Marshall Music
Melhart Music Center
Memphis Drum Shop
Menchey Music Service
Meyer Music
Meyer Music, Inc.
Milano Music Center
MiniMax electronics
Mississippi Music, Inc.
Mom's Music
Mozingo Music
Music Arts Enterprises, Inc.
Music Exchange
Music Go Round
Music Villa
Musical Innovations
MusicNotes.com
N' Stuff Music
Nick Rail Music
Norman's Rare Guitars
N-Tune Music and Sound
Paige's Music
Palen Music Center, Inc.
Pecknel Music Company
Pender's Music Company
Piano & Organ Center
Piano Distributors
Piano Gallery
Piano Music Center Miami
Pitbull Audio
Planet DJ
Playground Music Center, Inc.
PM Music Center
Portland Music Company
Portman's Music inc.
Pro Audio Star
Pro Music Group
Prosser Piano & Organ
Quinlan & Fabish Music Co.
Quinn The Eskimo Vintage Horns
Rainbow Guitars
Rayburn Musical Instruments
Riverton Music/Steinway Piano Showroom
Robert M. Sides
Romeo Music
Rondo Music
Royalton Music Center, Inc.
Rudy's Music Stop
Russo Music Center
Saied Music Company
Sam Ash Music Corp.
Schmitt Music Company
Senseney Music, Inc.
Shar Products Company
Sigler Music Center
Skip's Music, Inc.
SoCal Pianos
Springfield Music
Stanton's Sheet Music, Inc.
Steinway Hall North Texas/Houston
Steinway Hall Retail
Steinway Hall-Cleveland
Steinway Piano Gallery-DC
Steinway Piano-Austin
Steve Weiss Music
Strait Music
Summerhays Music
Sweetwater
Swicegood Music Company
Tarpley Music
Taylor Music, Inc.
Ted Brown Music Company
The Guitar Sanctuary
The Guitar Store
The Music Center, Inc.
The Music Emporium
The Music Zoo
The STRATosphere
Tobias Music
Total Music Source
Truetone Music
Unique Squared
Vintage King Audio, Inc.
Ward-Brodt Music Mall
We Buy Guitars
West Music Co.
White House of Music
Wichita Band
Wild West Guitars
Wildwood Guitars
Willcutt Guitars
Williamson Music Co.
Willis Music Company
Zeswitz Music
Zorro Sound

     
     









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